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New signings Christian Eriksen and Erik Lamela could feature for Tottenham in Saturday’s home game against Norwich.

Midfielders Etienne Capoue and Aaron Lennon are out and Vlad Chiriches is also unavailable as Spurs are still to get a work permit for the Romanian defender.

Forward Gylfi Sigurdsson is a minor doubt and striker Emmanuel Adebayor will not feature as he has been given permission to remain on leave in Togo until Monday for personal reasons.

Meanwhile, Norwich striker Gary Hooper came through training this week and could make his debut at some stage after recovering from a shin problem.

Defender Ryan Bennett is fit again after needing stitches in a gashed left knee, an injury sustained in the Capital One Cup victory against Bury.

Manager Chris Hughton reported no problems among the 11 Norwich players who returned from international duty.

Midfielder Elliott Bennett, meanwhile, is recovering from surgery on a cruciate ligament injury.

Norwich have a good record against Tottenham since returning to the Premier League, unbeaten in the past four meetings with two victories and two draws.

Spurs have struggled for goals since Gareth Bale departed, with more shots off target than any other Premier League club, and have scored with only two penalties from Robert Soldado.

Norwich have scored three, conceded three.

Likely to be a low-scoring and even game.

Stat of the game: Spurs have gone 270 minutes since last scoring from open play, through Gareth Bale in the last minute of last season.

Spurs (Possible, 4-2-3-1): Lloris; Walker, Dawson, Vertonghen, Rose; Dembélé, Eriksen; Townsend, Paulinho, Chadli; Soldado.
Out: Capoue (ankle), Lennon (foot), Chiriches (international clearance).
Test: Sigurdsson (leg).

Norwich (Possible, 4-4-1-1): Ruddy; Whittaker, Bassong, Turner, Garrido; Snodgrass, Fer, Johnson, Redmond; Elmander; Van Wolfswinkel.
Out: E Bennett (knee).

Referee: Lee Mason. Matches: 1. R0 Y4.

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